connive


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Synonyms for connive

connive at something

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Synonyms for connive

to work out a secret plan to achieve an evil or illegal end

connive at: to pretend not to see

Synonyms for connive

encourage or assent to illegally or criminally

form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

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Oshiomhole who was visibly angry at this point, due to the contradicting reports given by both the engineer hired by the government to monitor the projects and the state government engineers, said, this is why people prefer to hire foreign engineers because our own engineers, some of them useless, connive with corrupt politicians and contractors do dupe the state.
They refused to vote in public on giving the Valley $5 million or $6 million a year in Sunshine's franchise fees to offset the burden of living with a dump, reserving the right to connive a way to cheat the community out of a chunk of the cash.
At a time when so many of the real and symbolic leaders of our nation - from the president to the House speaker to leaders in every other walk of life - deceive, connive and manipulate us without shame, Bill Cosby is standing tall and showing us what civility and decency and humility are all about.
Tanith Lee's story follows a kitchen wench as she connives her way into the hills in pursuit of the dragon she knows she will marry.
The spotlight-hogging female who connives to hide her ambition behind a mask of perkiness is much more irresistible as a villain than the established, successful, calculating male CEO.
As KAOS connives to steal the Inthermo, many key supporting players emerge to either help or thwart the plan.